Today South Africans are going to the polls. The elections come after the December 2008 Pholokwane Conference of the ANC, where the Mbeki-led right-wing clique was resoundingly defeated, breaking away to form the Congress of the People, while the new Zuma leadership took over. For years workers in South Africa have waited for the "second stage" of the South African revolution that never materialised. It is about time the socialist agenda were taken up again by the ANC!
The recent barbaric
events in some of the poorest townships of South Africa highlight the dramatic
situation that is developing in the country. The ANC leaders have sold out the
cause the masses struggled for so many years. Apartheid was brought down
but not the system that spawned it. There is an unfinished task to